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Infographic: The medium-term budget at a glance
Economic growth is slower than expected, government debt is rising. Here’s what the new finance minister plans to do about it.
(Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:43:00 +0200)

E.tv holding company suspends Marcel Golding
Pending a disciplinary hearing into "gross misconduct", Hosken Consolidated Investments has suspended its executive chairperson.
(Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:02:00 +0200)

SABC chair sets her lawyers on Parliament
Ellen Tshabalala’s lawyers have launched a bid to stop an inquiry that had resolved to have her suspended for lying about her qualifications.
(Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:23:00 +0200)

Suarez to face Real Madrid after four-month bite ban
Luis Suárez hopes to make his début for Barcelona on Saturday after serving a four-month ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup in Brazil.
(Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:28:00 +0200)

Tour de France organisers unveil 2015 route
One of the most exciting courses yet lies in wait for the yellow jersey hopefuls in next year's cycle race.
(Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:04:00 +0200)

Cracks in Cosatu down to divided leadership, says ANC
Differences of opinion and divisions in Cosatu cannot be resolved through elections or by axing members, an ANC-led task team has found.
(Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:13:00 +0200)

No update on the return of bodies from Nigeria church collapse
Despite reports of bodies of 84 South Africans who died in a Nigerian church collapse being returned by the end of October, details are still unclear.
(Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:43:00 +0200)

ANC vs Muthambi plays out at parliamentary committee
Tensions between ruling party MPs and Communications Minister Faith Muthambi - who have been at odds since her appointment - have resurfaced.
(Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:58:00 +0200)

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93
Ben Bradlee's death was announced by the Post, which reported last month that he had begun hospice care after suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
(Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:02:00 +0200)

SABC reports irregular expenditure of R3.3bn
While MPs were outraged by the irregular expenditure at the SABC, the explanation from the public broadcaster left them even more baffled.
(Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:48:00 +0200)

Nene warns of a new age of 'pain' for SA
South Africa has reached an economic crossroads and the finance minister has outlined a three-point plan that is going to affect everyone.
(Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200)

Sudan names Bashir as possible choice for presidency
Omar al-Bashir has been named as a possible candidate for the presidential elections despite doubts he would stand again.
(Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:43:00 +0200)

Ebola: Trials could get to West Africa in January
The WHO says two experimental vaccines could lead to trials being done in West Africa in January, while another flu drug is being tested as well.
(Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:41:00 +0200)

Possible concession to Hong Kong protesters
Although Hong Kong's leader has indicated a concession to pro-democracy protesters, expectations remain low ahead of talks.
(Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:16:00 +0200)

SA won't host Afcon should Morocco withdraw - Mbalula
Morocco could withdraw from hosting the Africa Cup of Nations, but South Africa will not take the baton, says Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula.
(Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:48:00 +0200)

Banyana's Modise scores 100th goal, sets new African record
Banyana Banyana striker Portia Modise became the first African player to score 100 goals in international football during a 5-1 win over Algeria.
(Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:37:00 +0200)

Nigeria declared free of Ebola - WHO
The World Health Organisation has declared Nigeria Ebola-free after the country managed to contain cases of the deadly virus.
(Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:59:00 +0200)

Liverpool bitten by Suarez departure, says manager
Liverpool is suffering since striker Luis Suárez left for Barcelona, but the football team's manager Brendan Rodgers says it's a short-term hit.
(Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:16:00 +0200)

China: Violent clashes erupt in Hong Kong for second night
Clashes that have erupted in the city have deepened a sense of impasse between government and a pro-democracy movement.
(Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:17:00 +0200)

Nigeria claims deal with Boko Haram to release kidnapped schoolgirls
Officials are awaiting news about the fate of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls after Nigeria claimed to have reached a deal with Boko Haram.
(Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:20:00 +0200)

Lesotho's Parliament reopens after coup crisis
Lesotho's King Letsie III has reopened Parliament, the first step in a peace deal aimed at ending a crisis sparked by an attempted military coup.
(Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:16:00 +0200)

Ban Ki-moon takes on Netanyahu
Israel's plans for settlements in east Jerusalem are a 'clear violation of international law'.
(Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200)